News from El Punt Avui

French communists show support for jailed leaders

There was a new show of support for the jailed political leaders yesterday, from the French Communist Party, which this weekend held its national congress in Ivry sur Seine (near Paris). Some 92% of the...

Bosch to prioritise self-determination

President Torra charges new foreign affairs minister with making Catalonia “known and recognised” abroad

art

Girona Art Museum spotlights Polish painter Mela Muter

Girona’s Art Museum has a new exhibition on the Polish painter, Mela Muter, which includes work by some of her compatriots, called Mela Muter i els artistes polonesos a Catalunya (Mela Muter and Polish...

books

Lluís Pasqual to get this year’s Atlàntida prize

The 33rd Nit de l’Edició on December 10, organised by the publishers’ association, the Gremi d’Editors de Catalunya, will award this year’s Atlàntida prize to theatre director Lluís Pasqual....

sport

Barcelona travel to Madrid to take on Atlético

With Barcelona showing defensive frailties in recent weeks — conceding 18 goals in 12 matches — Atlético Madrid will be looking to take advantage when they meet at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium...

politics

Independence bloc would win a new election, says poll

The pro-independence Esquerra party (ERC) would get the most seats in the Catalan parliament if there were a new election, according to a poll by the Centre for Opinion Studies (CEO). The poll says that...

Far-right funding scandal

German far-right party, Alternative for Germany, is the subject of an investigation by the financial commission of the German parliament

NATIONAL

Insults or Freedom of Speech?

Debate in the Catalan chamber has been heating up in the past weeks, and testing the limits of norms and rules set out to ensure the freedom of speech but prohibit personal insult. Terms such as “racist”,...

Five hundred Masterclasses in ten seasons

Tomorrow’s match will represent the five hundreth match Sergio Busquets plays for Barcelona, in ten and half seasons. His first fixture for the squad was on the 13th of September, 2008, and within only...

NATIONAL

“Consistent with the impact of a rubber bullet”

“The lesions are the consequence of a trauma to the right eyeball, which establishes a link with the weapon in the victim’s testimony. The injuries are consistent with a high-speed impact from a rubber...